Event Parking

Event parking is limited to designated lots and access is controlled by the Office of Parking Services at the College of Charleston. A limited number of metered spaces and off-street parking is also available. Vehicles parked in a College of Charleston parking lot must have a valid permit properly displayed to avoid receiving a citation. For further information, please contact Parking Services at 843.953.7834.

Public Transportation

CARTA Routes


Public Parking

Visitors may park in any of the city or College of Charleston parking garages. The normal hourly rate applies and varies by location. A few nearby garages include:

Gaillard Garage
On Alexander Street between Calhoun and George Streets, behind the Charleston County School District Office

George Street Garage
On St. Philip Street between George and Liberty Streets, next to CVS/pharmacy

St. Philip Street Garage
On St. Philip Street between Vanderhorst and Calhoun Streets

Wentworth Street Garage
On the corner of Wentworth and St. Philip Streets

George Street Surface Parking Lot
On George Street, across from the Carolina First Arena

Marion Square Garage
On King Street across from Marion Square

Majestic Square Garage
Near the corner of King and Market Streets, behind Saks

Renaissance Garage
On Wentworth Street across from the Renaissance Hotel

Charleston Place Garage
Behind Charleston Place Hotel, accessible from Hasell Street

Handicap-accessible parking

Handicap-accessible parking is available in all of the garages with a valid, state-issued handicap placard. Individuals with disabilities may be dropped off on the George Street side of the arena for access to the main entrance on Meeting Street.

The College of Charleston assumes no responsibility for the care and protection of any motor vehicle or its contents at any time that the vehicle is operated on campus or parked in a College lot or garage.